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Landcover Map of Afghanistan, 1997-2004

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Description:
This polygon shapefile depicts nationwide rain fed crops, natural forests, permanent marshlands, seasonal marshlands, intensively cultivated, sand dunes, sand covered areas, rocks, outcrop/bare soil, fruit trees, vine yards, gardens, and pistachio, for the country of Afghanistan from 1997 to 2004. Data is mapped at 1:250,000 scale. The source of this layer is Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the date of the satellite is 1992.This layer provides a ready reference for country landcover and type of landuse at 1:250,000 scale. Not for use at scales larger than 1:250,000. Data at this scale is suitable for general use in regional studies and planning.
Publisher:
Afghanistan Information Management Service
Place(s):
Afghanistan
Subject(s):
Land cover, Imagery and Base Maps, Environment
Year:
1997, 2004
Held by:
Stanford
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